Event: The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents playwright Bruce Norris' acclaimed plays, "The Pain and the Itch" and "Clybourne Park," featuring the students of the Master of Fine Arts Acting class of 2013. Norris' biting social satires explore class, race and the complexities of the American psyche. When: "The… » Continue Reading
Torture at Guantanamo Theme of This Year’s University of Texas at Austin’s Keene Prize for Literature
Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, a graduate of the James A. Michener Center for Writers at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the 2009 Keene Prize for Literature for her play titled "Lidless," a poetic treatment of the issue of torture at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.